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When it comes to the movies?  DC has been struggling to  keep up with Marvel.  Part of this is really that DC did not lay out a plan from the start. While Marvel Released films with an aim toward the Avengers, DC was trying to figure out where to start.  The Nolan Batman films were a critical success, but also very much their own universe.  When they made Green Lantern, most attempts… Read More

in 2001 we got the two biggest film franchises of the new century.  Lord of the Rings and Harry Potter proved the appetite was there for fantasy films.  And so everyone was trying to get the next major franchise, snapping up young adult fantasy novels.  One of those was Christopher Paolini’s Eragon. Eragon is a young farm boy in a land that used to be protected by the Dragon Riders.  The dragons… Read More

This film has been both hotly anticipated and less than interesting depending on who you ask.  In fact, the talk at the beginning of the week was that people had seen the movie and loved it.  It was starting to look like Deadpool all over again.  The early reaction made me wonder if my preconceptions were fair.  Then, as the week progressed and more official reviews started to come out?  It started… Read More

So San Diego Comic Con saw the release of a new trailer for next year’s Batman vs Superman and… Well, I am a little more hopeful…but not yet excited. The trailer is unclear if Batman has been active for years or if he retired, though there seems to be indications he is returning to his cowl. While I am a bit bummed that we will not have an established friendship, they are… Read More